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NEW ZEALAND DIPLOMA IN TOURISM AND TRAVEL

LEVEL

05

This diploma-level programme is structured to provide a business management view of New Zealand’s travel and tourism industry. This course emphasises identifying opportunities and communication skills for future leaders of the industry.

COURSE LENGTH

40

WEEKS

30 HOURS PER WEEK

9AM - 4PM    I   MONDAY - THURSDAY

FRIDAY - Directed self study

FEES

FREE

STUDY

All our courses are eligible for Fees Free study. Check here if you are eligible.

COURSE OUTLINE

This diploma-level course provides a broad overview of the NZ Tourism Industry, with emphasis placed on developing strong business management and communication skills for future leaders of the industry. Graduates will have excellent knowledge of industry operations, be able to spot trends and understand market changes in the Tourism and Travel industry.

Course Delivery Method:

Face to face in a classroom setting, with elements of blended online learning.

Intakes are every 5 weeks

2020-2021 COURSE DATES

24 Aug 2020 - 27 Aug 2021

12 Oct 2020 - 1 Oct 2021

16 Nov 2020 - 19 Nov 2021

9 Feb 2021 - 24 Dec 2021

15 Mar 2021 - 11 Mar 2022

3 May 2021 - 14 Apr 2022

8 Jun 2021 - 3 Jun 2022

26 Jul 2021 - 8 Jul 2022

TERM BREAKS

28 Sep - 9 Oct 2020

19 Apr - 30 Apr 2021

12 Jul - 23 Jul 2021

4 Oct - 15 Oct 2021

SUMMER BREAK

21 Dec 2020 - 8 Feb 2021

27 Dec 2021 - 7 Feb 2022

entry requirements

Domestic Student

  • Have Tourism Level 4 or NCEA Level 3 or at least 12 months’ work experience in a Travel or Tourism business

  • Special circumstances considered at discretion of Department Head

  • Demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy levels

International student

  • 18 years of age or older at course start date 

  • IELTS (General or Academic) 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0 (or NZQA approved equivalent) 

  • 3  years secondary school education or equivalent work experience

entry requirements

  • Have Tourism Level 4 or NCEA Level 3 or at least 12 months’ work experience in a Travel or Tourism business.

  • Special circumstances considered at discretion of Department Head

  • Demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy levels.

COURSE TRIPS

All Crown programmes include trips to relevant sites and destinations. These educational visits will allow you to interact with professionals in the industry and observe the work in the real work environment.

· Hobbiton

The course consists of 8 modules, which cover:

Effective communication in Travel & Tourism

NZ tourism sector, region-by-region

Trends in the international tourism environment

Tourism venture improvements

Finance and budgeting

Commercial aviation

Workplace management and personal work ethics

Business systems improvement

Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays. 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AVAILABLE (OPTIONAL):

• Crown Certificate in Cabin Crew
• Blue Lagoon Cruises Certificate
• Pure New Zealand Specialist Certificate
• Hawaii Tourism Certificate
• Hong Kong Specialist Certificate
• Tiare Tahiti Specialist Certificate
• Pierre & Vacances Expert in Mountains in France Diploma
• Online Travel Training (OTT) courses

INTERNATIONAL FEES

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CAREER OPTIONS

Employment
Pathways

Find more employment
options at CareersNZ

A qualification in this course can lead to great jobs such as:

Marketing & Promotions Coordinator

Travel & Trade Coordinator

Tourism Operations Supervisor

Business Development Coordinator

Further STudy

If you successfully complete this course you may wish to continue your studies at degree level. You may be eligible for credits toward further study. Please ask us for details.